Acupuncture Mega Study
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User Variables 2
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Measurements 20

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Treatment Effectiveness

User reported effectiveness ratings Acupuncture for various conditions.

Conditions Major Improvement Moderate Improvement Much Worse No Effect Worse Responses
Back Pain 11% 26% 5% 51% 7% 243
Neck Pain 8% 30% 5% 53% 5% 88
Adrenal Fatigue 10% 23% 6% 61% 0% 31
Allergies 7% 27% 2% 62% 3% 116
Arthritis 12% 34% 4% 46% 4% 50
Asthma 50% 0% 0% 50% 0% 2
Candidiasis (Yeast Infection) 13% 33% 0% 53% 0% 15
Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) 5% 11% 16% 68% 0% 19
Chronic Daily Headache 0% 12% 12% 69% 8% 26
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome 7% 24% 5% 60% 5% 253
Crohn's Disease 11% 30% 7% 48% 4% 27
Depression 6% 28% 2% 60% 5% 221
Diabetes - Type 2 0% 36% 9% 55% 0% 11
Eczema 17% 8% 17% 58% 0% 12
Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Hypermobility 5% 26% 3% 55% 11% 38
Endometriosis 9% 34% 4% 45% 9% 80
Fibromyalgia 8% 33% 8% 42% 9% 186
Gluten Intolerance 5% 26% 0% 58% 11% 19
Hemicrania Continua 0% 14% 9% 68% 9% 22
Herniated Disc 8% 33% 8% 50% 0% 12
Hip Pain 8% 15% 8% 38% 31% 13
Infertility 0% 0% 10% 90% 0% 10
Irregular Heart Beat (Arrhythmia) 0% 13% 0% 88% 0% 8
Irritable Bowel Syndrome 6% 25% 4% 61% 5% 85
Itching 0 0 0 0 0 0
Knee Pain 13% 34% 3% 47% 3% 38
Lower Back Pain 11% 30% 6% 50% 4% 108
Lumbar Disc Herniation 14% 43% 14% 29% 0% 7
Migraine 6% 22% 6% 59% 6% 393
Mitral Valve Prolapse 14% 36% 2% 43% 5% 56
Mold Allergies 9% 18% 0% 73% 0% 11
Multiple Sclerosis 2% 32% 7% 54% 5% 41
Neuropathy 2% 27% 10% 54% 7% 41
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 14% 14% 0% 57% 14% 7
Occipital Neuritis 0% 8% 13% 79% 0% 24
Osteoarthritis 13% 38% 0% 44% 6% 16
Panic Disorder 0% 0% 0% 100% 0% 1
Peripheral Neuropathy 0% 25% 0% 50% 25% 4
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) 14% 36% 0% 50% 0% 14
Psoriasis 0% 19% 0% 81% 0% 16
PTSD 14% 21% 3% 62% 0% 29
Rheumatoid Arthritis 11% 42% 0% 33% 14% 36
Sciatica 10% 38% 0% 52% 0% 21
Scoliosis 25% 0% 0% 75% 0% 4
Shoulder Pain 9% 33% 7% 44% 7% 43
Stomach Pain 11% 22% 11% 50% 6% 18
Tennis Elbow 0% 100% 0% 0% 0% 1
TMJ Disorder 28% 39% 0% 33% 0% 18
Tobacco Addiction 0% 33% 33% 33% 0% 3
Ulcerative Colitis 4% 21% 0% 75% 0% 24
Vulvar Vestibulitis 5% 21% 5% 68% 0% 19
Vulvodynia 4% 24% 1% 68% 2% 170
Fatigue 7% 35% 3% 49% 5% 275
Anxiety 8% 30% 6% 49% 6% 283
Insomnia 2% 19% 0% 79% 0% 47

Side Effects

User-reported side effects of Acupuncture

Side Effect Percent of Reports Acupuncture
Heartburn 5%
Vertigo 7%
Bacterial Infection 4%
Bleeding 10%
Bruising 18%
Dehydration 3%
Derealization 2%
Drop in Blood Pressure 6%
Hair Loss 12%
Hepatitis B 1%
Hypotension 4%
Jaw Clenching 7%
Nausea Relief 13%
Nerve Injury 4%
Night Sweats 6%
Off Label Used for Stage Fright 3%
Pain Relief 40%
Pneumothorax 0%
Rebound Anxiety 10%
Rough on Stomach 3%
Tachycardia 3%
Tic Exacerbation 2%
Time Release Meds Can Be Dangerous Because Side Effects Persist 0%
Upset Stomach 7%
Urinary Hesitancy 3%
Wired 5%
Yawning 13%
Hunger 4%
Beware of Counterfeit Drugs and Do Not Mix Medications 5%

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Acupuncture Info

Property Value
Variable Name Acupuncture
Aggregation Method SUM
Analysis Performed At 2020-09-15
Duration of Action 21 days
Filling Value 0
Kurtosis 11.48745763724
Mean 0.074349 count
Median 0 count
Minimum Allowed Value 0 count
Number of Aggregate Predictors 0
Number of Aggregate Outcomes 11
Number of Measurements 20
Number of Measurements (including those generated by tagged, joined, or child variables) 20
Public true
Onset Delay 30 minutes
Standard Deviation 0.26282769987665
Unit Count
User Variables 2
Variable Category Treatments
Variable ID 92204
Variance 0.069078399822451